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's only possible on the -- look at the host of just raised the issue on tax bases. it's not a minor problem. if we have asked for a report and the outcome was -- companies which are -- on a global level, a tax burden which is high compared to companies not on a global level because the possibilities, the options to avoid taxation, are in this interconnected world, and at the end you need someone who pays for the budget. otherwise you will create major problems in europe. exist to discuss better market economy, is more successful combined with political freedom and democracy and rule of law, over the economy combined with the political system which is so complicated. i am convinced, more sustainable the basis of freedom, the rule of law, democracy, and might be a bit more complicated. more sustainable. perhaps we have to do this again and again. >> let me ask you quit a different question and that is, u.s. and the european union have announced they're going to negotiate a transatlantic investment and trade pact, partnership, and several have suggested that the united states and europ
70 percent of san franciscans. i'm talking to you as a instructor. i want you to use the parcel taxes to be used for that purpose. it says that the taxes will prevent layoffs and to provide affordable qualify education for citizens. this is what i'm asking you to do and your resolution is going to help do that. now i committed might have to pay $632 for the next 8 years to maintain the quality of the education and i'm asking you to help us see that those funds are being used for what's intend. as a teacher for over 26 years i've never seen this. for faculties and students are being ignored. i feel fine we're not just the ones who are being ignored. now i want to continue to help my students. i'm tooech too non-credit classes this semester and students are being negatively impacted >> so, please wrap up. >> i'm asking you in our resolution i said that the city college of san francisco is crucial to the committee and social development of san francisco. i'm urging you to affirm that by moving the resolution forward >> i'm a native of san francisco. i got involved with this movement b
sam but the ways in which they do this are very different. if you just apply a flat tax on u.s. imports that's one way to push our trade back into balance that doesn't involve risks of crony capitalism, that doesn't involve risks to the government micromanaging the economy. if you say okay which is going to have a flat tariff of 10% or 20% or 30% whatever it takes to get to a zero trade deficit that doesn't introduce a lot of corruption or a lot of dangers bad policymaking because it's a very simple policy. it's just determined by an arithmetical formula and there's no opportunity for anybody to play games. one of the good things about it if you have a flat tariff, is if you had a 30% tariff on imported goods that's not enough to relocate the production of t-shirts that united states because cost is too great. it's great to relocate things like silicon wafer fabrication so would tend to relocate back to the u.s. high value capital-intensive skill intensive industries which is of course what we want to do. those are the industries that are high-quality -- high-quality into she
and standard business source and is tour restaurant tax and is most of the rest of the city has holt new restaurants and? jack land and still a heart in the center of the bay area [name?] who was just one of the chef's award warded of the year and oakland is a city boomings and we are tryinged and part of ourselves and we have had amazing growth and we are going to move more towards towards it's business second thoors you care about we have -- taken $11 million and invested it in our town and we have even with the loss of economic development we have a new economic development office for the people -- (applause) and he is about to announce and it will not be today but he is about to announce a new economic development director that i think some of you will know and really think will help us reach that stage. -- 12%, property tax transfer trend is doing very very well, we have created 5,000 jobs, unemployment is down about four%. so what we are saying is that the city has really strong standard growth so where are the opportunities. well we have already had a shout out about healthcare
tax on high earners and why should they come herein instead of somewhere else? >>> first of all, the pressure of our locally grown skeet successful equips are growing and if they can grow within the bay area and so, i'm alms -- between san francisco and oakland, that you believe [inaudible] employee and is i had you raise your hands already and you are going to expand the idea that meet leading edge companies say they want to be with the talented and with oakland being the liberator and home of the -- technology in general and thriving arts and cutting edge innovation in general in areas we really have the talent here in the bay area and i think that is critical and also, i think we are looking at investors internationally and frankly at an -- promising a lot of our time to chinese investors and really an international economy but we are looking at not just across the country but to invest and -- in the bay area and it's not goal of -- 50% there and to ed we are a region and many of these companys are going to be make this horizontal and vertical -- chinese investors in the enti
able to get it onto the ballot and have it pass overwhelmingly. prop e, business tax reform, one of those eternal debates at city hall about how do we actually move forward forming our business tax. we were able to put that 09ctionv ballot and it passed overwhelmingly. the debate on tics has been going on for a long time and it's one of those eternal debates at city hall. and i am pleased that we potentially have a resolution that will balance the needs of our many citizens this this -- or many residents, i should say, of this city, whether renters or tic owners, being able to find that common ground. ~ in this i will note to those who have been critical of the legislation that supervisor farrell and i introduced, i'll be honest, i didn't see very much dialogue about how to move forward to resolution before the legislation was actually pending. sides were extremely polarized and there was no -- i don't think that there was any meaningful discussion of how do we come up with some sort of legislation that everyone can live with and move forward. we now potentially have that. and so
you will see that you might see your property tax bill. even tha yave the fuse that cost through lots of people who don't have childn. also sales taxes. so you don't know the price of all the things you'reemanding the sound good. and the worst part is ultimately en a good sounding things don't produce good results. john: thank you. next protest in wisconsin? these people are part of the blob. most remember the teachers' union. they lost this fight. two years later we can see the results. so what are they? that's ♪ john: in wisconsin two years ago governor walker resisted the demands of those protesters and eventual won at the polls. collective bargaining with things like hlth insurance. they took away the union's ability to force teachers to pay dues. what has happene since? good things, says ke olson new rise the education action group which is following what has been happening. so what happens? >> well, we have seen joyce expand, competition expand. we have seen union drop dramatically. the teachers' union has lost 30 percent of their members. other public-sector unions have lost
go about securing funding for the various graffiti programs? do you use grants, tax assessments, et cetera? anybody? >> i think i can take that. >> okay, ready. >> for anyone who didn't attend my session, i do a juvenile program where i take kids who have been convicted of graffiti crimes to do community service on saturdays. the way i do this is get a public grant from department of public works where we take kids out to graffiti hot spots, we paint over graffiti and they get a reduced fine and credit for probation officers. this is done through a public grant. it's a very effective program. we have been able to turn a lot of kids around, restore justice. we get a lot of positive feedback from the community, a lot of other officers are happy to get the overtime. and as an officer, you're really able to facilitate the program well because you are able to put on a lot of different hats, communicate with probation, you communicate with traffic court judges, with community referral center, and with station personnel. so, you really act as a good communicator and facilitator in the prog
might see your property tax bill. even that, you have the fuse that cost through lots of people who n't have children. also sales taxes. so you don't know the price of all the things you're demanding the sound good. and the worst part is ultimately even a good sounding things don't produce good results. john: thank you. next protest in wisconsin? these people are part of the bl. most remember the teachers' union. they lost this fight. two years later we can see the results. so what are ty? at's n ♪ john: in wisconsin two years ago governor walker resisted the demands of those protesters and eventually won at the polls. collectivive bargaining with things like health insurance. they took away the union's ability to force teachers to pay dues. what has hapned since? goodhings, says kyle olson new rise the education action group which is following what has been happening. so what happens? >> well, we have seen joyce expand, competition expand. we haveeen union drop dramatically. the teachers' union has lost 30 percent of their members. other public-sector unions have lost0 percentf the
actually tax it? i worked with three other colleagues and we work together and we all agree on the kind if content of those first 15 chapters. in the last chapter of the book we actually include our opinions. we didn't plan it that we are all over the place on this. i don't want to spoil it but if you want to read my opinion it's in the back of the book. >> host: well, i read it. we will put up the phone numbers. this is "marijuana legalization" and we have divided their lives a little bit differently for this segment. pro-and anti-(202)585-3885 if you are in favor of legalizing marijuana and if you are are against it (202)585-3886 as the is the number for you to dial and the phone lines are too busy to get through you can also send beau kilmer a tweet @booktv's or twitter handle and you can make a comment on her face but dates, facebook.com/booktv. one of the angles you talk about is teenagers. >> guest: yeah. in the debate this is one of the few things that those sides agree on. those sides want to make sure that the youth aren't going to be using more marijuana. and so this is where
the mosyou will see that you might see your property tax bill. even that, you have the fuse that cost through lots of people who don't have children. also sales taxes. so you don't know the price of all the things you're demding the sound good. and the worst part is ultimately even a good sounding things don't produce good results. john: thank you. next protest in wisconsin? these people are part of the blob. most remember the teachers' union. they lost this fight. twyears later we can see the results. so what are they? [ engine revving ] ♪ [ male announcer ] every car we build must make adrenaline pump and pulses quicken. ♪ to help you not just stay alive.. but feel alive. the c-class is no exception. it's a mercedes-benz, through and through. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers through mercedes-benz financial services. ♪ john: in wisconsin two years ago governor walker resisted the demands of those protesters and eventually won at the polls. collective bargaining with things like health insurance. they took away the union's ability to force teachers to pay
to make sure you didn't vote. pay taxes and you have a small fine and a six-year window that means you come out of the shadows. then, it extends. after the six years, you can, if everything is good, you can go to a four-year window. after that ten years, it is all contingent on security triggers. there will be a 90% apprehension rate at the border. if it works, then you get a three-year pathway to citizenship. >> what's the political handicap in all this? to me the fascinating thing is when you look at the demographics of the country and the way they are changing -- in the 1980 president election, 90% of the people who voted for the president is white. it has fallen by 1% or 2% every year. how much of that of the electoral is driving the republicans particularly in the senate toward this and will it pass in the house? >> it is driving it totally. the only thing keeping them in the compromise is the fact this is a punitive thing. this is a 15-year plan at the longest. if you look at 1986 -- >> when bush tried this, they killed it. what is different? >> in 1986 with reform, it was 19 mon
of it comes from the drug trade. some probably 35 or 40%. some money comes from illicit taxes from afghan people and some money comes from external support from outside the region. >> when you look at the places that they go in pakistan, the frontier areas, double pakistan, -- do you believe pakistan, number one, has control over those areas and number two, can control over those areas? >> senator, pakistan does not have control over those areas right now. they have had over 15,000 killed and wounded in operations in that area over the past decade. they've had hundreds killed and wounded in the past several weeks as they've tried to gain control in the khyber area. i think that's a clear indication they cannot control the border area and the taliban that are operating freely inside of that border area. >> what do you see as a rule for the taliban, if any, in the future afghan government as we transition out, as discussions are taking place. how do you envision that future afghan government? obviously there are elections coming up but how are we looking at the transition for the afghan gov
a little easier. for law enforcement the work is not done. >> this senseless tax and the families deserve an answer. the wounded have to learn how to stand, walk, live and deserve answers. >> reporter: just information coming and from an official the federal prosecutors are at hospital right now. working on possible charges and the camping gear since last night. and it is important to note that we remember the victim's and word that stance at this moment. 50 victims are still lead area hospitals. and they are still in critical victim's. reporting live in boston, tory done last name -- dunnin.. >> and after a gun battle. the suspect, joe- kar tsarnaev, was captured by police. tsarnaev is now in serious condition at the hospital. dramatic video has been released of the shootout between police and the it was recorded by a neighbor who, like so many in the boston area yesterday, were ordered to stay in their homes. nearly 50 shots fired in the exchange. all while the suspect was holed up in a boat. after running from police early friday morning. >> president obama took a moment to acknowledg
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